May 12, 2009

Star Trek companions

Hat tip to Linda Barlow for a long list of allusions and references in the recent Star Trek movie, including the comment thread.

Meanwhile, this is as good a time as any to offer lyrics and music/video for the classic Leslie Fish filk song “Banned from Argo.”

Our proper, cool first officer was drugged with something green
And hauled into an alley, where he suffered things obscene
He sobered up in sickbay and he’s none the worse for wear
Except he’s somehow taught the bridge computer how to swear

Actually, this version has better sound and image quality, but the video part doesn’t speak to me.



2 Responses to “Star Trek companions”

  1. Song of the contract programming firm, and other filks | DBMS2 -- DataBase Management System Services on May 27th, 2009 12:08 am

    […] (Warning, however: Low production values.) Also, in case you missed them, considerably funnier are a couple of classic Star Trek filksongs, especially the […]

  2. MEN ARE FROM EARTH, COMPUTERS ARE FROM VULCAN | Text Technologies on May 30th, 2009 2:15 am

    […] Star Trek fun […]

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